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With the events industry growing at an astounding rate, it is becoming more and more important to achieve a high level of efficiency. From making each experience as cost-effective as possible to energy consumption, marketing strategies and entry times; in an industry as innovative as ours, it is vital to stay on top of trends and to better each and every step of the process. He ...

When I first heard about GDPR, my first reaction was “Here we go again, another set of rules that actually don’t impact us but we’ll have to spend time investigating.” I couldn’t have been more wrong! The new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are coming in from May 2018. They are a set of EU rules that replace the current Data Protection Act regulations that are manag ...

In 2016, it was estimated that between 800-1000 festivals took place in the UK alone. The themes of these events differed greatly, from local food fests to some of the biggest musical gatherings in the world! As a nation, we love festivals, from the excitement beforehand, the hard work that goes into building stages and fences for the event, to the exciting memories we fondly l ...

It is a well-known fact that London is the events capital of the UK, with more events going on in a weekly time frame than anywhere else in the United Kingdom. From business conferences, exhibitions and training events to festivals, international sporting events and live performances, London has it all. Many professionals have even gone as far to say that London is the events c ...

The events industry in the UK alone has seen a rapid growth over the last 10 years, with the rise of festivals and changes in consumer behaviour meaning that more people than ever are attending events worldwide. Not only are people attending more events, but also, they are willing to pay more to gain the live experiences on offer. The future of the events industry looks bright, ...

Training is a key aspect of every job role at Gallowglass. From ensuring that each member of staff is kept up to date with health and safety regulations to giving crew members opportunities to further their careers, we believe that training is one of the most important elements of a successful business. Read on to find out just how important training is in the workplace...

The number of people attending festivals each year has been growing at a considerable rate for many years now. In 2016, a record 30.9 million people visited gigs and festivals in the UK alone, and the trend is showing no signs of slowing, but why? Considering the fact that music is more accessible than ever before, through both free and paid services, it is astounding quite ho ...

Like many applications for job roles, tailoring your covering letter and CV to the position you are applying for is essential in ensuring your application stands out from the rest. Here at Gallowglass, we don't need applicants to have endless experience in the industry (although it can help). However, we would advise applicants to make every effort to clearly highlight the tran ...

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